Industry News

  • Pierce Heavy-duty Aluminum Aerial Ladders Delivered to Houston

    Appleton, Wis. (Sept. 20, 2010) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has delivered a pair of Pierce® Arrow XT™ 100-foot aluminum aerial ladders to the City of Houston Fire Department in Houston, Tex. The vehicles...

    Press Release • September 20th, 2010

  • FAMA Awards Scholarship to University of Maryland Student

    Chicago, IL-- August 28, 2010 – The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association has awarded its 2010 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to University of Maryland student Jonathan Worden.

    Press Release • September 20th, 2010

  • CAAS Accredits First Fire-Based EMS Provider in Florida

    (Lauderdale Lakes, FL) – Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti and Lauderdale Lakes Mayor Barrington A. Russell, Sr. unveil the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services’ decal on Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue # 37 on September 10, 2010.

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • VF Imagewear Relaunches Horace Small’s First Responder Apparel Line

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – September 17, 2010 – VF Imagewear recently relaunched Horace Small®, a brand with a history of more than 70 years.  Horace Small, formerly known as The Force®, provides quality uniforms for law enforcement and first...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • FDNY Appoints Two Physicians to New Roles

    Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano today announced that Dr. David Prezant, a 25-year veteran of the Department, has been named FDNY’s Chief Medical Officer and Special Advisor to the Commissioner on Health Policy.  He also announced that Dr...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • Coxreels Rolls Out New SG Series Side-mount Reel with Guide Arm

    Coxreels® expands the capabilities of its existing spring retractable Side Mount Series of reels, adding a multi-position guide arm for maximum and convenient hose control. The versatile state-of-the-art SG Series features a simple two-bolt mounting...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • Bill Landreth Joins American LaFrance to Lead Aftermarket Division

    SUMMERVILLE, SC – As the nation’s oldest manufacturer of fire apparatus, American LaFrance understands the importance of providing quality service to its customers. To strengthen the company’s commitment to the thousands of vehicles carrying...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • TarpX Announces Secure Cover for Pickups and Trailers

    TarpX is the new fast, strong and secure covering system for pickups and utility trailers. All-in-one system goes on quickly and safely and stores under the seat in its stuff sack. No snapping bungees, tangled ropes or flapping tarps. Made of tough...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • UCLA Selected to Help Establish Guidelines for Firefighter Health and Safety

    The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate to help establish guidelines for the...

    Press Release • September 16th, 2010

  • C4i Develops SwitchplusIP for their Command Center System

    RESTON, VA - C4i, an Australian based company with its US headquarters in Reston, VA, unveiled several new features to their SwitchplusIP interoperable radio/telephony dispatch product at the APCO Show in Dallas.

    Press Release • September 13th, 2010

  • Ziamatic Unveils Newest Additions to QUIC-BAR Line

    YARDLEY, PA – Ziamatic Corp. presents the newest additions to the popular QUIC-BAR line of forcible entry tools: Models SQB-30-CR, SQB-30-R, SQB-36-CR, and SQB-36-R.

    Press Release • September 13th, 2010

  • Two Ocala Heroes Recognized

    OCALA, FLORIDA -- This week at a city council meeting, two Ocala firefighters were recognized for heroism. Earlier this year firefighters Anthony Ortiz and Eric Morton were part of a team that responded to a house fire, and under severe conditions they...

    Press Release • September 9th, 2010

  • Toughbook Depot Teams Up with for Charitable Cause

    For their 3rd Tough Test, Toughbook Depot teamed up with the Ventura County Hogs charity football team. The V.C. Hogs is one of many teams (all comprised of police officers) that belong to the Ventura County Police Activities League. Toughbook Depot...

    Press Release • September 8th, 2010

  • Havis Announces Docking Stations for Panasonic CF-19

    Havis® announces the New DS-PAN-211/221 Series Docking Stations designed for every generation of the Panasonic Toughbook CF-19. A combination of aircraft grade aluminum uni-body with glass reinforced PC-ABS impact resistant plastic covers. Flexible...

    Press Release • September 8th, 2010

  • Hale Names August Safe Firefighter of the Month Winner

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (September 3, 2010) — Fire departments can have the best safety equipment and the biggest budgets in the world, but that doesn’t mean anything without proper training.

    Press Release • September 7th, 2010